Ways to Help The Palliative Care Program at the University of Rochester Medical Center is a not-for-profit organization. We depend on the generosity of individuals, families, corporations, and foundations to support us in providing outstanding care to our patients and their families, and continuing to expand our services to patients dealing with serious and life-threatening illness. We welcome your help in whatever form it takes. A family member recently wrote about our care.... "We were comforted by your expertise, your willingness to explain and answer our questions, and the respect you showed our dad. We appreciated the compassion you gave us during this most difficult time." Making a Gift Donating is easy. You can make a gift to the URMC Palliative Care Program using our secure online giving form. Volunteering Your Time Warm, compassionate, understanding individuals are always needed to help us create a positive environment for our patients. Find out more about volunteer opportunities by calling our office at 273-1154.